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Apple

iOS 14.5 lets you unlock your iPhone even with your mask on

Apple has steadfastly stuck with a single biometric authentication method on its new iPhones—Face ID. In the era of frantic hand sanitising and wearing face masks daily, though, it can be a hassle having to enter your passcode manually and constantly throughout the day. However, the upcoming iOS 14.5 update (now in developer beta) introduces a new, handy trick to unlock your iPhone—with the condition you own an Apple Watch.

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Apps

Local grocers thrive on Lazada during MCO 2.0; daily sales up 170%

If you’ve recently fired up your Lazada app recently, you may have noticed a new “Stay Home” icon. Yes, it’s been specially tailored to encourage Malaysians to stay home and at the same time is a hub where you can find curated daily essentials and fresh/frozen groceries, amongst other things.

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Apps

GrabKitchen Malaysia: Now you can mix & match your meals

Another Grab product/service? You bet. GrabKitchen is the latest F&B concept that will bring added convenience, affordability, and variety to customers in Malaysia. The delivery-only cloud kitchen will also help restaurant-partners to grow and expand their business more efficiently.

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Audio Gear

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro: Now in Malaysia

Samsung’s best true wireless earbuds to date—the new Galaxy Buds Pro is now available in Malaysia. The next-generation earbuds with top-notch active noise cancellation, great connectivity and modern, sleek design can now be purchased in Samsung retail touchpoints as well as the Samsung Malaysia Online Store.

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Mobile

Sign up with unifi Mobile 99 for MYR59 per month

From now until 31 March 2021, you can sign up or upgrade to unifi Mobile 99 postpaid plan for just MYR59 per month. The “Sign-up & Win” campaign will see customers enjoying unlimited data, calls and texts as well as double LTE hotspot data from 10GB to 20GB per month during the campaign period.

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Computing

New AMD Radeon driver delivers Hitman 3 performance boost, other updates and fixes

AMD has released a new version of their AMD Radeon Software driver—Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 21.1.1, bringing a slew of performance updates and fixes to Radeon graphics cards. This includes support for Hitman 3 and delivering a 10 per cent increase in 4K performance with Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics cards. It also brings support for Quake II RTX.

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Gadgets

Not your average extension plug

Just like how we should not compromise our health and safety by staying home, we shouldn’t compromise the safety of our electronic equipment, either. I’m sure, like me, you have extension plugs and multi-point adapters around your home for your various devices. What if I told you that there is an extension plug that also protects your devices at the same time? You see, the SurgeArrest from APC by Schneider Electric is not your average extension plug.

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Audio Gear News

Galaxy Buds Pro: Samsung’s best true wireless buds yet

Just as you thought the Buds Live couldn’t get any better, Samsung has introduced its best true wireless earbuds yet—the new Galaxy Buds Pro. The next-generation earbuds boast everything you’d need in a pair of TWS buds: modern, sleek design, immersive sound, active noise cancellation, great connectivity, and more. And it even undercuts Apple’s AirPods Pro price tag by a margin.

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Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Saving the best for last

The Galaxy S21 flagship smartphone series is out. But make no mistake, Samsung only wants you to buy this one: the Galaxy S21 Ultra. While the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ have sprinkles of compromises here and there, the Galaxy S21 Ultra features the best-of-the-best from Samsung.

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Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21+: Familiar and a little better

At its global Unpacked event, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+, the latest flagship series that embodies unrivalled craftsmanship, connectivity, power and performance. The beautiful devices offer an iterative bump overall and a familiar user experience.